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‘Walking with Shadows’ set to screen at Göteborg Film Festival

Walking with Shadows has been scheduled for screening at the 2020 Göteborg Film Festival in Gothenburg, Sweden. An adaptation of Jude Dibia’s critically acclaimed novel of the same title, the film, co-produced by Funmi Iyanda and Olumide Makanjuola, is directed…

Joshua Akpudje stars as MFM stage comeback to defeat Jigawa Stars (Vanguard)

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 15 encounter between MFM FC and visiting Jigawa Golden Stars ended 2-1 in favour of the hosts but the real story is that the game was all about one player, Joshua Akpudje. The…

Sunshine Stars coach targets more good runs after win over Plateau (Guardian)

Coach Jabiru Dogo beamed with smiles of satisfaction after Sunshine Stars scorched Plateau United 2-1 in a gritty contest that saw the Tin City side battle futilely to equalise in the second half. Sunshine Stars would hold on to their…

Fernandes agrees £130,000-a-week deal with Man United (Guardian)

Bruno Fernandes has agreed personal terms with Manchester United. The clubs now just need to agree a fee for the player, with Jorge Mendes set to present a proposal to Sporting Lisbon after he attended United’s FA Cup clash with…

Iwobi to miss Everton’s trip to West Ham, Ancelotti confirms (DailyTrust)

Super Eagles playmaker Alex Iwobi has been ruled out of Everton’s upcoming Premier League meeting against West Ham. But there is light at the end of the tunnel as The Toffees manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that the Hale End…

We won’t abandon coach Toblow in death, says AFN boss (Guardian)

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Olamide George, says the federation would play active role in the burial of late coach Tobias Igwe also known as Toblow. Toblow, the greatest grassroots coach from Nigeria and the African…

Hazard admits to holiday excesses (DailyTrust)

Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard has admitted to letting himself go while on holiday and piling on the pounds after signing for the Spanish giants in the close season last year. The Belgium international, who after years of flirtation finally…

Obi laments burning of Anambra school, extends support

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, has described the recent burning of the hostel of Patterson Grammar School, Awada, Onitsha, owned and managed by the Anglican Diocese on the Niger as a national calamity…

*Motorists lament as traffic diversion on Kara Bridge begins (Guardian) *Awo, Fela’s statues not destroyed – Lagos govt (DailyTrust)

Motorists lament as traffic diversion on Kara Bridge begins (Guardian) For motorists plying the ever-busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, last Wednesday was a particularly harrowing day as gridlock grounded the stretch of the highway, and the adjourning routes.The Guardian observed that traffic…

*I make N18,600 per person – Suspected human trafficker (Vanguard) *Lagos Assembly confirms Sanwo-Olu’s commissioner nominees, others (Nation)

I make N18,600 per person – Suspected human trafficker (Vanguard) A 30-year-old suspected human trafficker Michael Omowunmi, has revealed that she usually make the sum of 30,000 CFA (an equivalent of (N18,600) per victim, anytime she traffic’s Nigerian ladies for…

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